"Dr. Van Vleck thinks ahead to help my daughters prepare for summer, for social dynamics, athletics, and other things that go along with their ages. She provides 360 degrees of care in a kind and respectful manner." -M.C.

"We have been patients for 7 years and would not think about switching practices. The level of detail and advocacy that Dr. Sexter gives is most impressive. She is the best! We sleep better knowing that our son is in Dr. Sexter’s care. I’m so happy we found her." -D.Z.

"The kids both love seeing Dr. Long and she is always so thorough. It’s always a wonderful experience." -L.G.

"We love Spring Valley Pediatrics overall. We have always had great experiences and they are so willing to take the extra time with us every time we are sick. Our pediatrician, Dr. Caroline Van Vleck is the best pediatrician we have ever had. She cares for my children as if they were her own." -C.S.

"Dr. Sexter has always been pleasant, attentive and patient with my daughters as patients, and very patient with me when I have questions. She is thorough and always takes the necessary time to accurately diagnose my child. Her nurse Jennifer is exceptionally responsive, helpful, and the office is very well organized." -J.F.

"We are so grateful for the wonderful and dedicated care that Dr. Sexter has given to our daughter over the years — we could come to her with any problem, and she always helped her in such a compassionate and brilliant way. And we have always found the Spring Valley practice so lovely and accommodating, from the great nurses, to the lab, weekend hours, and morning call in times." –M.G.

"Dr. Long was very likable and easy to talk to. She immediately made my 5-year old feel comfortable. She explained things clearly and was a pleasure in general." -L.B.

"Dr. Long is always great with my daughter and very thorough. She is never rushed and always takes the time necessary to treat my daughter." -J.W.

"Dr. Palumbo has been my children’s pediatrician for 10 years. He is great with all the kids. He spends time during the visits. He is extremely patient and overall a great and reassuring doctor." -M.S.

"I brought in my sick and unhappy ten month old for a visit. We were able to easily schedule an appointment to get in quickly to see the doctor. Dr. Palumbo was so comforting to her while he examined her. It’s never fun to have a sick child, but Dr. Palumbo and Spring Valley Pediatrics ensure that our children are seen quickly and are well cared for." -D.B.

"Dr. Palumbo is holistic, wisely conservative with medication, and discusses avenues to pursue with patient and parent." -N.Y.

"We’ve been seeing Dr. Warfield for 12 years and really couldn’t be happier with his care. He is diligent in diagnosis, willing to listen and very thorough. He is compassionate with the children and they love him." -N.S.

"Dr. Warfield is an exceptional pediatrician. He relates well to both the children and their parents by making both feel at ease in sometimes difficult situations. I feel free to call the office day and night with any questions and I know I will get a quick and thoughtful response." -A.M.

"Dr. Warfield is a great physician. He is so gentle with our children and I always feel like they are in excellent care with him. He always takes the time to listen to my concerns, evaluate the situation, and thoughtfully discuss the possibilities." -J.M.

"Dr. Warfield is a warm and engaging physician, always happy to spend time getting to know the patient. He is a very kind and helpful man, an amazing doctor who will listen and follow up." -F.L.

"We have been seeing Dr. Warfield since my son was born 11 years ago. He always takes the time to do a thorough examination and answer any questions we have. He is knowledgeable and extremely kind. We have total confidence in Dr. Warfield and recommend him to all our friends. He is also really great with kids." -R.P.

"The doctors at Spring Valley Pediatrics are fantastic, caring, responsible, and responsive. Overall we have a great experience every time we come." -Z.Y.

"The practice will always let us schedule same day appointments and they are always able to fit us in. All the doctors are very kind and willing to spend extra time answering my questions." -N.C.

"I love that I can call in the morning and speak to my doctor directly during their call-in time. I never have a problem getting an appointment." -T.W.

"The doctors at Spring Valley Pediatrics have been wonderful in guiding both of my children - and us, as parents -- through complex chronic illnesses. We have two children in their 20’s now and we will greatly miss the care we have received." –M.G.

"We LOVE Dr. Sexter!! This is one of the best practices in the entire metropolitan area. We saw Dr. Palumbo for years before switching to Dr. Sexter several years ago when my daughter (entering adolescence) requested a female doctor. They are both superb." –P.G.

Privacy Policy for the Website of Spring Valley Pediatrics

This policy was last updated on March 13, 2017.

Welcome to the website of Spring Valley Pediatrics. This site is operated by Spring Valley Pediatrics and has been created to provide information about Spring Valley Pediatrics and to provide access to the information, resources, products and services available through the site to its visitors. This Privacy Policy sets forth Spring Valley Pediatrics’ policy with respect to information that is collected from site visitors.

What information does Spring Valley Pediatrics collect on its website?
Some data collected on this site is the kind generally referred to as personally identifiable information. This kind of information includes, for example, your full name, home address, email address, date of birth, credit card number, or telephone number.

Spring Valley Pediatrics does not collect personally identifiable information through this website except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable information may be gathered from an e-mail request for information or service from an agency or ministry of Spring Valley Pediatrics. Wherever on the site we collect personally identifiable data, we make an effort to provide a link to this privacy policy.

By voluntarily providing us with personally identifiable information, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this privacy policy. If you provide personally identifiable information to this website, you acknowledge and agree that such information may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of Spring Valley Pediatrics and the authorized third parties referred to herein.

Other data we collect through this site is non-personally identifiable information – information that cannot be used to identify you. Examples of this kind of information include your ISP address, what pages on the site you view, your browser type, and so on.

How does Spring Valley Pediatrics use the information it collects?
Spring Valley Pediatrics uses the information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy. If you provide personally identifiable information for a certain reason, we may use that information for the reason it was provided. Spring Valley Pediatrics and its affiliates and subsidiaries may also use your personally identifiable information and other information you provide to help us improve the content and functionality of this website, to better understand our users, and to help improve the services and programs that Spring Valley Pediatrics provides. If you ask to receive communications from us, each communication you receive will contain instructions allowing you to opt out of receiving future communications.
Spring Valley Pediatrics may store user information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Spring Valley Pediatrics affiliates, agents or service providers. This site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our site, the number of visitors to each page of our site, and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers.

How does Spring Valley Pediatrics protect the information it collects? How can I protect my own information?
When users enter payment information through the website, we offer the use of a secure server. We encrypt all information you input before it is transmitted. Furthermore, all of the data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. This means that only authorized staff or bank employees/systems are permitted to read your information. Spring Valley Pediatrics will not sell or otherwise transfer personally identifiable information about individual users to unaffiliated third parties without the user’s approval.
Spring Valley Pediatrics takes reasonable steps, consistent with industry standards, to protect personally identifiable information provided through this website from loss, misuse, or unauthorized access or disclosure. However, transmission or storage of information via the Internet, especially email, cannot be made fully secure. Please keep this in mind and take care in deciding what information you send us.

In operating this site, we may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our site gives to your browser when you access the Site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the site and help us analyze site usage more accurately. For instance, our site may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the site without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the site. On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the site’s features.

Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) on bulletin boards or in the chat areas that may be developed and implemented on the website, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the user’s communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Spring Valley Pediatrics.

Will Spring Valley Pediatrics ever disclose my information?
Spring Valley Pediatrics is not in the business of selling the information it collects through its website. We consider that information to be a vital part of our relationship with our users. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share users’ information with certain third parties without further notice to the users.

We may share users’ personally identifiable information with Spring Valley Pediatrics’ affiliated and/or subsidiary organizations for purposes consistent with this privacy policy and with the mission of Spring Valley Pediatrics. Like many organizations, we also sometimes hire companies to perform certain business-related functions, such as performing mailings, maintaining databases, and processing payments. When we contract with another company to perform functions of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform that specific function, and we require them to keep that information confidential.

We may disclose users’ personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and/or defend the rights or property of Spring Valley Pediatrics, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability to Spring Valley Pediatrics or its affiliates or subsidiary organization. Reports of physical abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult will be reported to the appropriate civil authorities in accordance with Spring Valley Pediatrics’ Child Protection Policy.

What if I have a problem?
If at any time you believe Spring Valley Pediatrics has violated this privacy policy, or if you need to change or correct any information you have provided through this website, we encourage you to contact us at 202-966-5000 so that we may quickly resolve the issue.

Other terms, conditions, and considerations

Your access to and use of this website is subject to the Terms of Use. By accessing, browsing, or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not consent to the Terms of Use, do not use this website.

Spring Valley Pediatrics reserves the right to update or modify this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to its users. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information. Your continued use of the website after any changes to this privacy policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of the revised privacy policy.

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